“German Cards”

Catalog No. 1394

Pottery, etched, 0.5L, inlaid lid.

Text:
“Ob du Verlust hast, ob Gewinn,
mit leichtem Sinn nimm Beides hin.”

(Whether you have a loss or a win,
accept both with lightheartedness.)

The four suits on German playing cards are bells, hearts, leaves and acorns. See also “French Cards”, which use more widely familiar diamonds, hearts, clubs and spades as suit designators.

Price Range: $200-$300

Lid Inlay
Lid Inlay
 
     
Mettlach 1394
Mettlach 1394

 
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